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Monte Brancastello

Monte Brancastello, 67100 L'Aquila, Province of L'Aquila, Italy

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About Monte Brancastello

The Monte Brancastello is a mountain in the Italian region of Abruzzo. The mountain is located in the eastern part of the Gran Sasso mountain range. West of the summit is the mountain pass Vado di Corno, which separates the Corno Grande.  From the Campo Imperatore, the top can be reached in three hours. The first part of the route takes you on a gravel path to Vado di Corno. From this pass, a four-kilometer trail goes over the ridge to the top.

Attractions near Monte Brancastello

Campo Imperatore2.85km from Monte Brancastello

Campo Imperatore is a mountain grassland or a large plateau at over 1,500m above sea level. It is about 30km long and just under 10km wide and is overlooked by the tallest peak of the Gran Sasso National Park, the Corno Grande. The area is most popular for its winter skiing, though it’s lovely to walk or drive here during the warmer months.

Monte Scindarella6.89km from Monte Brancastello

The Monte Scindarella is a top of ' Apennines in Abruzzo, located at an altitude of 2237 meters above sea level in the dorsal south-west corner of the Gran Sasso of Italy, within the territory of the municipal territory of Aquila.  It constitutes the top of the ridge that extends southwest of Campo Imperatore, straddling the plateau and the Assergi valley, popularly known as the Cold Valley. One of the nice trekking destinations and also it is considered one of the easiest peaks of the massif to

Cima di Monte Bolza7.95km from Monte Brancastello

The Cima di Monte Bolza is a mountain of the Gran Sasso d'Italia in the Apennines. It is the highest and eastern tip of a ridge with two peaks, the Cima di Monte Bolza and the Monte Bolza, this is the western tip of the ridge two kilometers away.  This mountain with two peaks lies alone in the south of the high plateau Campo Imperatore. The peaks are climbed a lot as they offer a magnificent view of the Corno Grande, the highest peak of the Gran Sasso, up close.

Monte Portella8.21km from Monte Brancastello

The Monte Portella is a mountain of the Gran Sasso d'Italia, a mountain group of the Apennines in Italy. It lies between the Sella di Monte Aquila and the La Portella saddle, which separates it from the striking neighboring summit, Pizzo Cefalone, to the west. The Monte Portella thus limits the Gran Sasso d'Italia to the south. It can be reached via several easy hiking trails from Campo Imperatore and from there you have further tour options, for example on the Pizzo Cefalone and further in the

Pizzo Cefalone9.42km from Monte Brancastello

The Pizzo Cefalone is a mountain of the Gran Sasso d'Italia, a mountain group of the Apennines in Italy. The limestone summit structure rises above its steep grass slopes from the south to a height of 2533  m. Pizzo Cefalone is on hiking trail no.1 of the Gran Sasso d'Italia, which leads along the southern ridge from Campo Imperatore to Lake Provvidenza. Between Monte Portella and Pizzo Cefalone lies the top of the pass “La Portella” , over which you can come from Assergifrom the basin of the "C

Funivia del Gran Sasso D'Italia9.45km from Monte Brancastello

The Funivia del Gran Sasso D'Italia is a cable car that connects the tourist resort of Fonte Cerreto to the western side of Campo Imperatore, in the heart of the Gran Sasso d'Italia massif.  The valley station is located a short distance from the original from 1934 , which was converted into a restaurant. The mountain station is located between the hotel in Campo Imperatore. One of the famous tourist destinations in this area and also the re are so many activities in this area.

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Most of the region is mountainous or hilly. The few small coastal harbours have little economic importance for fishing or commerce. One of the famous greenish areas in Italy are here.